History of the United States
Decade - 1920s

What is nativism?

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September 19, 2011 10:00AM

Nativism is an extreme dislike for immigrants by native-born people and a desire to limit immigration


birth or origin, especially the place, process, or circumstances of being born.

A policy, especially in the United States, of favoring the interests of the indigenous inhabitants of a country over those of immigrants.

Policies that supported established residents over new immigrants